Socio-economic statistics for Low Dalby, North Yorkshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Low Dalby or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Low Dalby to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Low Dalby is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Low Dalby Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Low Dalby come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Low Dalby is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Low Dalby than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%9.4%13.5%

Low Dalby Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned41.4%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage25.7%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.9%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.9%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%14.3%15.4%
Other2%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.9%1.9%1.3%

Low Dalby Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Low Dalby as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Low Dalby is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Low Dalby a older persons location.

AgeRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.4%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.2%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.4%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412.4%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.642.839.3
Median Age474439

Low Dalby Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Low Dalby are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Low Dalby has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.8%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2%3.2%9.4%

Low Dalby General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Low Dalby. The percentage of residents in Low Dalby rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good45.52%47.72%47.17%
Good35.70%34.48%34.22%
Fair14.16%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.57%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad1.05%0.99%1.25%

Low Dalby Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner.

GradeRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
AB21.46%24.08%22.96%
C126.26%30.21%30.92%
C228.74%23.78%20.64%
DE23.54%21.93%25.49%

Low Dalby Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Low Dalby and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications24%20.8%22.5%
Level 112.6%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.3%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 427.3%29.2%27.4%
Other4.4%4.6%5.7%



Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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